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Grace L Bakke (1917 - 1992)

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Grace L Bakke
1917 - 1992
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October 21, 1917
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May 31, 1992
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Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota 55101
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Grace L Bakke was born on October 21, 1917. She died on May 31, 1992 at age 74. We know that Grace L Bakke had been residing in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota 55101.
Updated: November 9, 2011
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Grace L Bakke passed away on May 31, 1992 at 74 years of age. She was born on October 21, 1917. There is no information about Grace's immediate family. We know that Grace L Bakke had been residing in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota 55101.
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In 1917, in the year that Grace L Bakke was born, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1929, at the age of merely 12 years old, Grace was alive when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1936, when she was 19 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1947, Grace was 30 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1992, in the year of Grace L Bakke's passing, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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